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Inaugurated in 2004 for the Universal Forum of Cultures, the Barcelona International Convention Centre is today a flagship of the business tourism facilities on offer in Barcelona, a city which has become one of the world’s foremost business destinations.

Modern, technologically advanced and architecturally unique, the complex can host all types and sizes of meetings, its space, location and experience making it a European leader in the provision of meeting solutions.


How to get there
How to get to the CCIB from the airport

El Prat airport is located 13 kilometers south east from Barcelona and 20 kilometers from the CCIB.



Train (RENFE)
The train service between the airport and the city centre (Paseo de Gracia) is covered from 6:00 to 22:29 (direction Barcelona) and from 5:20 and 22:50 (direction airport). There is one train every 30 minutes and the travel time is 25 minutes. From the train station Paseo de Gracia it is easy to connect with the yellow line (4 line) of the metro. The closest station to the CCIB is Maresme- Forum. Tel. 0034 902 240 202


Express bus (Aerobus)
The bus service between the airport and the city centre (Plaza Cataluña) is covered from 6:00 to 1:00 on working days and from 6:30 to 1:00 during the weekends (direction Barcelona), and from 5:30 to 00:15 on working days and from 6:00 to 00:30 during the weekends (direction airport). There is one bus every 8 minutes and the travel time is 30 minutes. Next to Plaza Cataluña, you can take the yellow line (line 4) of the metro at the Urquinaona station. The closest station to the CCIB is Maresme-Forum. Tel. 0034 906 427 017


ATESA Aeroport  / Avis Aeroport / Europcar Aeroport / Hertz Aeroport

The C-31 motorway connects the airport with Barcelona. The easiest way to get into the city is by the Gran Via or Avenida Diagonal, which are the most direct accesses to the city centre, or by Ronda de Dalt and Ronda del Litoral, which are the city ring roads.
The most direct way to reach the CCIB is by the Ronda Litoral -exit 24-. It takes about 30 minutes depending on the traffic.
If you are going to the CCIB from the city centre by car, the best option is to take the Avenida Diagonal until the end.


The journey to the CCIB takes about 20 minutes. Fees change according to the time of day.
T1 Nighttime fees: working days from 21:00 to 7:00 and weekends and bank holidays from 00:00 to 24:00
T2 Daytime fees: from 7:00 to 21:00
There is an additional cost for entry / exit from the airport and for carrying luggage.


How to get to the CCIB with public transport
You can reach the CCIB by metro (Maresme-Forum station in the yellow line), bus (lines number 7, 36, 41, 43 and 141) and Trambesos (Forum station). All these stops are located just a few minutes’ walking away from the CCIB.

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Important Deadlines:

Abstract submission
30th September 2009

Notification of acceptance
30th November 2009

Submission of final papers
30th January 2010

Exhibitor registration
15th February 2010

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